From Brian Stelter of the New York Times:
- Canadians Sneak Across Border, Hide on CBS
“At a time when television networks are cutting costs and production is increasingly moving overseas, the Canadian collaboration could be a new model for TV.” Read more.
From Jennie of Variety:
- Toronto finally takes centerstage
“So often the generic backdrop in films and series, Toronto finally gets top billing this year.The city’s sleek glass towers, graffiti-sprayed back alleys and even lake-front beaches are featured in two Canadian-made drama series under production this summer. “Flashpoint,” following the ops of an elite police unit, and “The Listener,” about a telepathic paramedic, are destined for primetime on Canuck broadcaster CTV as well as CBS and NBC, respectively. First out is “Flashpoint,” which preemed at 10 p.m. July 11on the Eye, the first series since Paul Haggis-created “Due South” to “reverse” simulcast in the U.S.” Read more.